Air Care 2021 Virtual Sessions

April 22nd: 2:00PM ET

Pilot Recruitment, Retention, & Recognition

Without dedicated volunteer pilots, ACA member groups would not be able to carry out their missions. But how do we attract, retain, and engage volunteers?

Presented by: Jen Hotsko, AOPA Exhibits Manager & Former VPO Pilot Manager

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April 27th: 7:00PM ET 

Disaster Preparedness Panel: How to Work With State & Federal Agencies More Effectively

How can your volunteer pilot organization become a better resource in times of need? Learn about the inner-workings of government responses to natural and national disasters; hear some successful collaborative models; and gain tips for building partnerships.

Panel discussion with:

  • Lindy Kirkland, Virginia Volunteer Pilots Group Chairman
  • Pat Cox, Coordinator of Training & Exercises, Virginia Department of Emergency Management
  • Scott Denny, Senior Aviation Planner, Virginia Department of Aviation
  • Ron Lovick, Government Liaison for the California Disaster Airlift Response Teams (CalDART)

Moderated by: Rol Murrow, President of the Emergency Volunteer Air Corps (EVAC) & ACA Co-Founder & Chairman Emeritus


April 28th: 7:00PM ET 

Air Care Alliance Virtual Town Hall

Join us as we discuss some of the hot topics among volunteer pilots and answer your questions.


  • VPO Flight or Illegal 135? – What Do the Regs Say & Why it Matters
    • Presented by: Rick Durden, Esq., Aviation Attorney & Chair of ACA Industry Relations Committee
  • Your Call Sign Questions Answered
    • Presented by: Rol Murrow, ACA Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus
  • Volunteer Pilots and Vaccine Distribution – What we can learn from CAP
    • Presented by: Brig. Gen. Edward Phelka, National Vice Commander of Civil Air Patrol